Lost City Arts

New York, NY

About Lost City Arts

Established in 1982 by owner James Elkind, Lost City Arts is recognized as a leading source of 20th century design and fine arts. The gallery specializes in collections of post-war American craft furniture with an emphasis on works by Harry Bertoia.

Lost City Arts

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Piero Fornasetti Acrylic Coffee Table on Iron B...
Piero Fornasetti
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Iron, Acrylic
Whimsical like all of Fornasetti's work with the addition of the lively colors.
Oscar Bach Iron and Bronze Benches with Velvet ...
Oscar Bach
Vintage 1920-1929 United States Benches
Bronze, Velvet, Iron
A rare pair of bronze and iron Oscar Bach benches having a centralized shield form plaque framed by centaurs battling serpents, circa 1920. From a Nyack, NY waterfront mansion estate...
Harry Bertoia Early Bronze Platform Sculpture, ...
Harry Bertoia
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Abstract Sculptures
One of Bertoia's early forms, the "line and platform sculpture". Like many of Bertoia's sculptures, the vertical figures mounted on the base represent organic forms, possib...
Harry Bertoia Patinated Solid Bronze Gong Sculp...
Harry Bertoia
Vintage 1970-1979 United States Mounted Objects
This large-scale work measures 4' in diameter with a striking pattern of circular cutouts. It is mounted in a stand for display purposes but when hung properly can also be sounded.
Mid-Century Adjustable Desk Lamp, Italy, 1960s
Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Handsome Dual adjustment desk lamp, likely manufactured by Stilnovo. Heavy duty brass hardware including the adjusting knuckles allows for a great deal of configuration.
Gio Ponti Drawing of Boots for Christofle, Pari...
Gio Ponti
Vintage 1950-1959 Italy Drawings
A fabulous and whimsical drawing of boots for Christofle. Authentication papers from the Gio Ponti archives provided with drawing.
Melvin Lindquist Walnut Root Burl Turned Vase, ...
Melvin Lindquist
Vintage 1980-1989 United States Vases
Melvin Lindquist began turning in the 1930s as a vertical turret lathe operator for the General Electric Company. In his shop at home, he began an exploration of the vase form throug...
Small Mid-Century Scandinavian Side Table with ...
Vintage 1960-1969 Denmark Scandinavian Modern Side Tables
An attractive side table in rosewood featuring square tiles in array of blue.
Stoneware Dish by Carl Harry Stalhane for Rorst...
Carl-Harry Stålhane
Vintage 1960-1969 Sweden Scandinavian Modern Pottery
A beautifully glazed shallow bowl by Carl Harry Stalhane, signed and marked.
Handblown Pendant by Kurt Swanson, USA, 1990s
Kurt Swanson
1990-1999 United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Master glass blower Kurt Swanson's work has been featured in many publications, won numerous awards, and is held in several museum and private collections.
Exceptional Murano Glass Sconce
Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Wall Lights and Sconces
Iron, Murano Glass
The subtle organic pattern and vibrant shades of blue make this Murano sconce spectacular. We also have a pendant in the same pattern.
Mid-Century Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Glass, Steel, Metal
This lamp is stylistically fantastic and produces a surprising amount of light. It can function as an accent or light source. Although it is unattributed it is incredibly well made a...

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